Resources for trusts

Find all the resources, information and guidance to support a range of multi-academy trusts through the recruitment process. 

Essential Reading

Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
recruit to my existing trust board
Great trustees build, grow and sustain great academy trusts. This guide offers advice on how to attract and recruit new independent trustees/non-executive directors and members...
Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
recruit to my existing trust board
Academy Ambassadors is expert at attracting strong board candidates from business and the professions and has placed over 600 senior business leaders as non-executive directors...
Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
recruit to my existing trust board
To make sure your board is the strongest it can be, we have created a simple checklist to check its strength. If you cannot answer...
Resources for non-executive directorslearn about different models of multi-academy trusts
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn about different models of multi-academy trusts | get more from my trust board
In the run up to our annual Board Development Day , we asked New Schools Network 's Phil Copple to share the impacts and benefits...
Resources for non-executive directorslearn what makes a good multi-academy trust
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn what makes a good multi-academy trust | get more from my trust board
This free guide provides a framework which helps trusts at all stages of their development learn from other trusts.
Resources for non-executive directorslearn about data management in schools
Resources for non-executive directorslearn more about academy finances
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn about data management in schools | learn more about academy finances | get more from my trust board
The Department for Education has published a new guide to provide academy trustees with a deeper understanding of educational and financial data.
Resources for business leaderslearn the basics of academies and multi-academy trusts
Resources for non-executive directorslearn the essential principles of the non-executive director role
Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
learn the basics of academies and multi-academy trusts | learn the essential principles of the non-executive director role | recruit to my existing trust board
The past quarter has been a particularly exciting time for education leaders and those involved in schools, academies and trusts in communities across the country...
Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
recruit to my existing trust board
When asked what makes a great board the quality of scrutiny and challenge often tops the list. That requires a board that doesn’t just have...
Resources for business leaderslearn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair
Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
learn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair | recruit to my existing trust board
This note provides additional guidance to trusts that wish to recruit Members, as distinct from trustees or non-executive board members, through Academy Ambassadors.
Resources for business leaderslearn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair
Resources for non-executive directorslearn what makes a good multi-academy trust
Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
learn more about the role of a non-executive director/ chair | learn what makes a good multi-academy trust | recruit to my existing trust board
When Phil Jones – the Chief Executive of Yorkshire-based Northern Powergrid, and Regional Chair of Yorkshire and Humber CBI – first engaged with Academy Ambassadors,...
Resources for trustsrecruit to my existing trust board
recruit to my existing trust board
Academy Ambassadors is expert at attracting strong board candidates from business and the professions and has placed over 600 senior business leaders as non-executive directors...
Resources for non-executive directorslearn what makes a good multi-academy trust
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
learn what makes a good multi-academy trust | get more from my trust board
Founded in 2012, REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in the country. It is a growing charitable organisation and supports 55 primary...
Resources for trustsget more from my trust board
get more from my trust board
Academy Ambassadors' Regional Adviser Sarah Pittam has compiled a summary of trust roles and responsibilities. The document outlines the responsibilities of the trust board, local...